SPRING ALLERGIES

10 Allergy Myths That Will Surprise You — Myth 9

By Stephanie Watson @WatsonWriter
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October 12, 2015
Connecticut, USA --- Portrait of a teenage girl in front of a house; Connecticut, United States of America --- Image by © Peter Glass/Design Pics/Corbis

9. Only a dirty house can cause dust allergies.

Your house can pass the white glove test and still make your visitors — and you — sneeze. Dust particles that trigger allergies are often too small to be visible.

 

 

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Updated:  

September 09, 2022

Reviewed By:  

Christopher Nystuen, MD, MBA and Janet O’Dell, RN